Holly Hawk is a doctoral student and teaches in the Tull School of Accounting at UGA. She earned her Masters of Accountancy with a concentration in Audit & Systems from UGA and her Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting & Technical Communications from Mercer University. Following her master’s program and prior to beginning her doctoral work at IHE, Holly worked at both Pricewaterhouse Coopers and TD Bank within the Audit departments and was an adjunct lecturer at Clemson University. At Clemson, she taught Introductory to Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Contemporary Reporting & Management Control Systems, Cost Accounting as well as Lean Six Sigma courses.
Holly is currently a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant), and she teaches a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate accounting level. Currently, she teaches Accounting Systems II and Financial Reporting Analysis, and she has previously taught Auditing, Risk Assessment and Control. Holly also serves as the Vice Chair of the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) Student Recruitment Committee where she focuses on ways to continually encourage and support the recruitment of talented students to become CPAs.
Her research interests include business student engagement within academic programs, with a focus on deep learning approaches.